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A blogspot for computational ideas in Architectural practice.

Python 3 in 1

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It has been a while since I last posted and that's because I've recently started consulting for the splendid architectural company of Glenn Howells Architects. As I am trying to help their awesomely cute young architectural staff overcome the…

Family Editor Interface

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Update: Family Editor Interface was added to the Featured App category!  On 30 May 2016, Archilizer's first plugin got a place in the featured apps in the Revit Store. We are really happy with this fact and we hope that now the plugin will…

Cross-referencing Sheets and Views on Sheets

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When managing projects of non-small sizes, one of the tedious routines that you are required to go through is to somehow match information that is part of the project's Sheet set and its View set. The idea of cross-referencing data between…

Site Designer Review

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Site Designer for Revit 2015/2016 R2 has been out for a while now. For those of you who may have had the chance to register its emergence and got quite excited by the beautiful video demonstrations out there (like I was) but haven't had the…

Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights II

Greetings young Revitalizers!   After I've posted the 'Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights' blog post, I've decided that I like the title so much, that I will make the second part. OK, it may not be the title, but the fact…

Plugin Review - View Duplicator

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After a short delay, a BIM Consultancy gig in Doha and a trip in the desert (thank you Velina for organizing this amazing event and thank you once more for bringing us home in one piece), I have decided to do a short review of a really neat…

DCC Winter Event - Talk to the Brain

The room was packed - with people as well as with ideas, knowledge and information. In short - it was a blast and I can't wait to see the next one! If you want to stay for the long version of my improvised review of the event that took place…

Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights

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Revit is an amazing CAD program. (And so is ArchiCAD, all right. I just happen to know and use Revit). Despite the fact that it has been around for quite some time and given the monstrosity of Autodesk as a company (therefore allowing it to…

Relinquish All Yours

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I have been doing work for a Doha-based practice for the last couple of days. It was a short gig, an in-and-out operation to help the team push through a rough deadline and since I was the one setting up their Revit Model just a month prior,…

Ultimate Guide to Reveal All Levels in Revit

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Hey folks, Today I am going to show you how to reveal all levels in a Revit project, because: Have you ever opened an Elevation or a Section View only to find that your levels have miraculously disappeared? And then opened every single…